Born: January 27, 1957
KRZYSZTOF POPEK is a leading Polish jazz flute player topping the jazz rankings of the Jazz Forum monthly (The European Jazz Magazine) for many years and also owner of a well-known label Power Bros.
He started off as a jazz musician at Jazz Juniors ’82 and Jazz Nad Odra ’85 festivals winning individual awards at both. He plays the soprano and alto flute. Besides, he is a composer, arranger and inspirational leader of his numerous bands of which Young Power stands out as the most renowned and popular.
The successful Letters and Leaves album recorded in 1996 by Krzysztof Popek Quintet was nominated for the Polish Grammy Award � Fryderyk ’96 and came second in Jazz Forum’s Album of the Year ’96 ranking....